A Global Hindu Heritage

If we talk about Hinduism history then we must say they were very rich, intelligent and has good knowledge of things like yoga, using much power of the brain and other techniques. Now Hindu population in the world is going down with the passage of time. Let’s get to know more about it.

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Once leaving Asia and the Pacific shores, it has been evaluated that only around 1 percent of the community resides beyond this realm. This reality attributes to the recognition of the Asian continent with full credit for the rising, spreading, and preservation of age-old principles and mythology derived from Hinduism that has turned into an important piece of world history and worldwide culture.

Countries With The Largest Hindu Population In The World

RankCountryFigureĀ  (2010)Percentage (2010)
1India973,750,00094.30
2Nepal24,170,0002.30
3Bangladesh12,680,0001.20
4Indonesia4,050,0000.40
5Pakistan3,330,0000.30
6Sri Lanka2,830,0000.30
7United States1,790,0000.20
8Malaysia1,720,0000.20
9United Kingdom890,000<0.1
10Burma (Myanmar)820,000<0.1

Detail

Hindu population in the world is 108 crore (1080 million) with 3 majority countries

  1. Nepal 2.5 crore (81.5%),
  2. India 104 crore (80%)
  3. Mauritius 7 Lakh (54 %)

The rest world 1.5 crores (15 million) lives in 193 countries because of migration for any reason.

Read: Pakistan population by religion

They are living as a sizable minority in non- Hindus and non-Muslim countries are:

  1. Fiji 30%
  2. Guyana 28 %
  3. Shri Lanka 12.6 %
  4. Suriname 20 %
  5. Trinidad & Tobago – 22.5 %

Populace minorities in 7 Muslim Nations

  1. Qatar – 14% out of 22%
  2. UAE – 11% out of 14%
  3. Kuwait – 12% out of 14%
  4. Bangladesh – 12 % out of 14%
  5. Malaysia – 7% out of 38%
  6. Bahrain – 6 % out of 30%
  7. Indonesia – 2 % out of 13% ( Quantity-wise 5 million- 50 lakh)
  8. Bali Island has about 85%

Rich Hindus in Arab Countries

The estimated figures for in 2010, among some Arab countries, was as follows, according to Pew Research Center:

  1. United Arab Emirates 750,000.
  2. Saudi Arabia 400,000.
  3. Kuwait 350,000.
  4. Qatar 250,000.
  5. Oman 150,000.
  6. Yemen 150,000.
  7. Bahrain 150,000.
  8. Total: 2.2 million (22 lakh)

Other major immigrant countries:

  1. USA 0.5%
  2. Australia 1.3%
  3. Canada 1.2%
  4. New Zealand 2.1%
  5. UK 1.3%

Note: these calculations are not 100 percent correct and can be found a little bit wrong because of migration and other reasons. if you have any information and correct figures you can let us know so we can make them correct.

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Hindu Population In The World
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